Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aceria solcentaureae

Aceria solcentaureae de Lillo, Christofaro & Kashefi, 2002

on Centaurea


infested plants were stunted, showing reduced growth, very bushy, with the apical parts of the stems and capitula still green and fresh during the hot and dry season, less spiny than usual, and producing less seed.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Centaurea solstitialis.


Denizhan, Monfreda, de Lillo & Çobanoğlu (2015a), de Lillo, Christofaro & Kashefi (2002a).

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